Zucchini Pizza Bites

It’s over! My family’s biggest loser competition has finally come to an end. 11 weeks flew by. I was not as strict as I’d like to have been with myself, but that’s what learning is all about, right? I’m not dieting either, I’m changing my lifestyle! And it’s undoubtedly in my nature to indulge and…

Baked Ham Cuppie with Roasted Cauliflower

I saw a quote the other day, “Life is a dollar and you can only spend it one way.” I think I saw it on twitter or some other irrelevant social network. The opportunities in life are overwhelming. If I had a nickel for every elder who has said “in my day, you didn’t have…

Strawberry, Banana, & Mango Smoothie – a Low Calorie Dessert

Easter is tomorrow and I’m surrounded by cute chickie cake pops, three layered carrot cake, and a tray of brownies to boot. This is not how I foresaw my first week playing out. But I do not want to give in to temptations. Although around me was ample amount of high-calorie, high sugary, galore, I…

Avocado & Egg Quesadilla

One time on the subway I met a man who loved Avocados. “You can do anything you’d like with em. “You can cook ’em, you can squash ’em, you can put ’em on a sub, or you can eat it by it self. It’s nature’s natural butter. It’s good on everything,” he took his sunglasses…

A Family’s “Biggest” Decision

I come from a truly American family. Pizza was a must at least once a week in my household. And since my mom is the matriarch-type, she was always working. Eating dinner together was always important, but what we were consuming never had much thought. My family has paid, in pounds, for our American way…